2021 ScheduleAll times ET

2021 Schedule
3-0, 1st in Big Ten
Illinois's Williams knocks down clutch 3 (0:18)
Cockburn hammers home slam for Illinois (0:26)
Illinois comes out strong in win vs. Chicago State (1:56)
Curbelo flies for fastbreak dunk (0:24)
Cockburn elevates for monster block (0:16)
Curbelo goes coast-to-coast for reverse lay-in (0:22)
Miller drains circus shot (0:19)
Illinois routs North Carolina A&T behind Miller, Dosunmu (1:01)
Cockburn rattles rim with Illinois' first dunk of the season (0:18)

Courtside: The guys look ahead to the first week of college hoops, preview the Big Ten and Pac-12, and talk to Rutgers' Steve Pikiell

Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the silliness of Bruce Pearl’s self-imposed sanctions, if the NCAA will close its investigation of LSU this season, why it’s not a big deal if games are being canceled and which matchups they’re excited to watch the first week of the season. Later, the guys preview the Big Ten and Pac-12 (18:45). And finally, they talk to Rutgers head coach Steve Pikiell (43:33).

Previewing the biggest names in college basketball (1:26)
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12dJeff Borzello

Eight top hoops teams to play over two nights

Eight of the top 13 teams in college basketball will highlight a two-night slate of marquee games from the Champions Classic and Jimmy V Men's Classic at the start of December.

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Garza, Butler top AP preseason All-America picks

Iowa's Luka Garza, Baylor's Jared Bulter, Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham, Illinois' Ayo Dosunmu, Gonzaga's Corey Kispert and Arizona State's Remy Martin were named to the AP's 2020-21 preseason All-America team.

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31dJeff Borzello

Illinois-Duke headlines ACC/Big Ten Challenge

The matchups for the 2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge were announced Friday, highlighted by a likely top-10 showdown between Duke and Illinois.

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35dJeff Borzello

ESPN nixes plans to host hoops events at Disney

ESPN is canceling plans to host eight of its men's college basketball events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports property at Walt Disney World, which was the site for the NBA's bubble.

Team Stats

Points Per Game98.714th
Rebounds Per Game54.0Tied-5th
Assists Per Game20.328th
Points Allowed57.7

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record40-31
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances30